Florida law states that you must have a minimum of $10,000 in personal injury protection. This means that you could be eligible for at least $10,000 in medical benefits. Keep in mind, your insurance policy could allow for more coverage.
You have approximately 14 days to seek medical treatment after an accident in order to be eligible to receive medical benefits from your insurer.
Yes. Many injuries after an accident are not apparent. You may have suffered whiplash, sprains or strains, and musculoskeletal injuries during the crash. These injuries may not be apparent until hours after the accident when your neck and back are stiff or you have difficulty moving about.
Before you call a lawyer, call a chiropractor. The law only gives you 14 days to seek medical help, but you have four years to contact a lawyer about making an accident injury compensation claim.
A chiropractor can provide a complete evaluation of your injuries, which will be needed to ensure you receive medical compensation. Without a professional diagnosis, an insurance company or the other driver who hit you may claim you were not injured in the crash.
Even if the accident was your fault, you could still be eligible for medical benefits that can help you if you were hurt in a car crash.
Your chiropractor will help development a treatment plan for your injuries. You may need to see a chiropractor frequently at first, and then less and less as your body begins to heal.
There are many benefits to chiropractic care, including increased range motion, pain relief, and decrease the risk of a reinjuring yourself. Along with helping you heal from your injuries, your chiropractor will also diagnose your injuries which will aid in accident injury compensation claims process.
Chiropractic therapies are safe, non-invasive and drug-free. When performed by a licensed chiropractor, adjustments, and other chiropractic therapies are extremely safe.
Yes, children can also benefit from chiropractic care if they have suffered any back and neck injuries. If you have any specific questions about your child’s treatment plan, speak with your chiropractor right away.
Most health insurance plans cover chiropractor visits. If you are injured in an accident, the medical benefits you are entitled to from your insurer should also cover these visits.
No. Chiropractors may also use other forms of therapy, such as hot/cold therapy, exercise, and massage. A chiropractor may also help with nutritional planning.